Flowers: A joy

The flower seeds I wrote about last time didn’t all pan out, another story for another day.

Here’s some pictures of those that did. Old faithfuls from last years garden first:

The knock-out rose

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Not a knock-out, not sure what yet.

The gorgeous, overgrown yellow iris

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Peach daylilies, will bloom anytime now — so tall!

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Salvia

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Hydrangea bush, a lone pink flower last year so pretty young plant

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Peony

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Rose of sharon, much bigger than last year

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Phlox, a couple types. This will need its own post later — I was obsessed with phlox this time last year.

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Bee balm

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Coneflowers waiting to bloom, couple months to go

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Clematis

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Another clematis, with overgrown honeysuckle competing for space

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Spirea

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A lone asiatic lily

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Stella d’oro daylily in the corner

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Shasta daisies, also a few months to go

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And now, the new additions planted this year.

Canna lilies, also seen in above picture

Gladiolus, awaiting clusters of pink blossoms

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Hollyhocks, still babies.

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Mandevilla:

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Violas, bewitching colors.

Fuchsia, this plant is magical. Hope I can over-winter it safely.

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Nasturtium, does not look happy on my deck.

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Cosmos, super late start but I love the wispy leaves on this one. No pic yet!

Coreopsis, a recent transplant to the garden

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And finally, the very common and the very beautiful petunia.

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